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[whatwg] input type="country"?

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 09:37:29 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tetwsrp1aw9dld@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 19:00:15 +0200, Charles McCathieNevile  
<chaals at opera.com> wrote:
>> I agree with all the arguments against speccing this, but also this  
>> smells much more like a browser feature to me. I think a much more  
>> realistic
>> approach would be for browser vendors to offer a setting to try to by  
>> default select the user's country when they encounter such a list in a  
>> page's form.

Opera supports RFC 2706 http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2706 for form controls  
which basically allows page authors to indicate what certain form controls  
are for allowing them to be pre-filled.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 25 August 2006 00:37:29 UTC

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